Geddes Street

Geddes Street in Victoria Park is named in honour of Lieutenant Cyril Arthur Geddes (1888-1915). He lived with his parents at 47 Berwick Street, Victoria Park, which was situated almost at the intersection with Geddes Street today. Cyril was a clerk in the civil service and was aged 26 when he enlisted in the AIF in September 1914. He was declared Killed in Action, by court of inquiry, at Gallipoli on 23 May 1915. Cyril has no known grave.
Geddes Street, Victoria Park
Former name: Cecil Street
Official date of naming as Geddes Street: 6 September 1918
Naming method: Approved by the Governor of Western Australia in Executive Council, corr. 816/18, under Section 7 of the Land Act, 1898. Published in the Government Gazette of Western Australia, no. 38, 6 September 1918, p. 1272.
Read the Government Gazette, 6 September 1918, p. 1272